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Apple iPod Touch (1st Gen, 2007-2008)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7928 reviews of Apple iPod Touch (1st Gen, 2007-2008). The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. Reviewers really like the portability and price. The design and performance also get good feedback. There are some mixed comments about the battery, and some have doubts about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Apple iPod Touch (1st Gen, 2007-2008) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Apple iPod Touch (1st Gen, 2007-2008)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 329 user reviews of Apple iPod Touch (1st Gen, 2007-2008) from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other MP3 Players on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the portability and size. The performance and price also get good feedback, whereas there are some negative reviews about the battery and durability.

usability, price, performance, size, portability

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84% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Apple iPod touch 16GB without Software UpdatesApple iPod touch 16GB without Software Updates

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Apple iPod Touch (1st Gen, 2007-2008)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3428 user reviews of Apple iPod Touch (1st Gen, 2007-2008) from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other MP3 Players on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the portability and price. The performance and design are also mentioned favorably, but many are negative about the reliability.

usability, design, performance, price, portability

reliability

85% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Apple iPod touch 16 GB (1st Generation) OLD MODELApple iPod touch 16 GB (1st Generation) OLD MODEL

Nov, 2017

Expert review by: Christopher Breen (reseller.co.nz)

First look: iPod touch

 

The price has been slimmed down

[Senior editor Christopher Breen is the author of The iPod and iTunes Pocket Guide, third edition (2008, Peachpit Press).]

Sep, 2008

Expert review by: Christopher Breen and Eric Dahl (pcworld.co.nz)

New Zealand PC World Magazine > Apple iPod touch

 

For iPhone-starved New Zealanders, the iPod touch looked like it was shaping up to be a decent compromise while we waited for a local release. Based on its specs - wi-fi, mobile Safari, the multi-touch interface and twice the iPhone's storage capacity...

Indeed, the only missing features are the phone itself, the camera, the physical volume buttons and a few iPhone applications. We can understand the rationale behind omitting the Mail and Google Maps applications (both would work better with the Apple...

Jan, 2008

Expert review by: James Heffield (pcworld.co.nz)

iPod Touch

 

I'm not usually a big fan of touchscreens, but I have to admit, having one in an iPod makes finding and listening to music a lot easier. The latest third generation iPod Touch may lack the video camera and FM tuner features of Apple's other recent...

Our 32GB review unit came preloaded with a huge selection of songs and movies that gave me plenty of options for indulging my love of cheesy '70s and '80s rock. Maybe the upgraded graphics had me in a good mood, but listening to The Boss (Bruce...

Dec, 2001

Consumer review by: ladymacgyver (reviewitnz.co.nz)

Apple Ipod Touch

 

My sister purchased one of these on a plan and simply loves it. Makes me green with envy! It plays all her tunes, keeps her appointments, has her alarm on it, pictures, camera, calculator, internet access...and the list goes on. Better than a...

Oct, 2003

Consumer review by: matt23 (reviewitnz.co.nz)

Apple Ipod Touch

 

The ipod touch is the best ipod you can buy for money. 3 people in my family own one, 2 are the new 2nd gen and one is the old. The ipod touch is not just a music player but a game machine to with thousands of apps. This makes it even more worth the...

Oct, 2002

Consumer review by: Guru (reviewitnz.co.nz)

Apple Ipod Touch

 

I was lucky enough to win one of these devices. You simply can't get much better than this. A device that plays all of your music, plays videos, has web surfing functionality, a huge array of apple applications to keep you busy. At home or out and...

Oct, 2001

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-in speaker(s):No / Y / Yes
Equalizer:Y / Yes
Equalizer Modes:Custom
Frequency range:20 - 2000 / 20 - 20000
Impedance:32
MP3 bit rates:16 - 320 / 8 - 320

Camera

Auto Focus:Y / Yes
Built-in Camera:No / Y / Yes
Built-in Flash:Y / Yes
Digital Zoom:3
Flash type:LED
Frame rate:30
Geotagging:Y / Yes
Main camera resolution:960 x 720
Main camera resolution (numeric):5 / 8
Photo feature:Y / Yes
Second Camera:No / Y / Yes
Second camera resolution:1.2
Video call:Y
Video capture resolution (max):1280 x 720 / 1920 x 1080 / 960 x 720
Video Playback:Y / Yes
Video recording:Y / Yes

Design

Battery full indication: Yes
Battery low indication: Yes
Colour of product:Black / Black, grey / Black, Silver / Blue / Blue, White / Gold / Grey / Pink / Pink, White / Red / Silver / Silver, White / White / White, Yellow / Yellow
Housing material:Aluminium / Stainless steel
Volume Control:Digital

Display

Backlight: Yes
Brightness:500
Contrast ratio (typical):800:1
Display:IPS / LCD / LED
Display diagonal:10.2 / 8.89
Display Resolution:1136 x 640 / 320 x 480 / 480 x 320 / 640 x 326 / 960 x 640
Fingerprint resistant:Y / Yes
Panel Type:IPS
Pixel density:326
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen:Y / Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive

File formats

Audio formats supported:AAC, AAX+, MP3, WAV / AAC, AAX, AAX+, AIFF, HE-AAC, M4A, MP3, WAV / AAC, AAX, AAX+, AIFF, HE-AAC, MP3, WAV / AAC, AAX, AAX+, AIFF, HE-AAC, WAV / AAC, AAX, AAX+, AIFF, M4A, MP3, WAV / AAC, AIFF, HE-AAC, MP3, WAV / AAC, AIFF, MP3, WAV / AAC, AIFF, WAV / AAC, HE-AAC, MP3, WAV / AAC, MP3, WAV / AAC,AAX,AAX+,AIFF,HE-AAC,MP3,WAV
Image formats supported:BMP, GIF, PNG / JPG
Video formats supported:AVI, M4V, MOV, MP4 / H.264 / H.264, M-JPEG, M4V, MOV, MP4, MPEG4 / H.264, M-JPEG, MPEG4 / H.264, M4V, MOV, MP4 / H.264, MOV / H.264, MPEG4 / M4V, MOV, MP4

Headphones

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone frequency:20 - 2000 / 20 - 20000

Networking

AirPlay: Yes
Bluetooth:No / Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:2.1+EDR / 4.0 / 4.1
Wi-Fi:No / Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Operational conditions

Operating altitude:0 - 3000
Operating relative humidity (H-H):5 - 95
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 35 / 32 - 95
Storage relative humidity (H-H):5 - 95
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 40 / -20 - 45

Other features

Bit rate:16 - 320 Kbps / 320
Built-in processor: Yes
Compatible operating systems:Mac OS X 10.5.8\nWindows 7/Vista/XP / Mac OS X v10.4.10 + / Mac OS X v10.4.10 +\nWindows Vista, XP SP2+ / Mac OS X v10.4.10, Windows Vista, Windows XP Home, Professional Service Pack 2. / Mac OS X v10.4.10, Windows Vista, XP / Mac OS X v10.4.10, Windows Vista/XP / Mac OS X v10.4.10, Windows Vista/XP Home SP2/XP Pro SP2 / Mac OS X v10.4.10,\nWindows Vista/XP / Mac OS X v10.4.11 +\nWindows Vista, XP Home, Professional / Mac OS X v10.5.8\nWindows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP Home, Professional (SP3) / Mac OS X v10.6.8 +\nWindows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP Home/Professional (SP3) / Mac OS X\nWindows 7/Vista/XP / Mac v10.4.11\nWindows Vista/XP / Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP (SP3)\nMac OS X v10.5.8 / Windows Vista, Windows XP Home, Professional SP2 +, Mac OS X v10.4.10 +
Connectivity Technology:Wired / Wired & Wireless / Wireless
Connector(s):1x 30-pin / Dock
Dimensions (W x D x H):58.4 x 7.11 x 2819.4
Dimensions (W x D x H) (imperial):58.4 x 7.11 x 2819.4
Dimensions (WxDxH):110 x 61.8 x 8 / 110 x 8.5 x 61.8 / 61.8 x 8 x 110 / 61.8 x 8.5 x 110
Headphone outputs:1
Media types supported:AAC, AIFF, WAV, MP3 VBR, MPEG-4, H.264
MP3 Playback: Yes
Picture compression format:JPEG, BMP, GIF, TIFF, PSD, PNG
Processor Manufacturer:Apple
Slide show: Yes
Slideshow:Y
Standard interfaces:USB 2.0, Wireless LAN
USB cable:USB
USB powered: Yes

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: No
Armband: No
Batteries included:N / Yes
Bundled software:110-230V, 50/60Hz / FaceTime\nSafari\nSiri\niTunes Store\nApp Store\niBooks\nGame Center / Mac v10.4.11 +\nWin Vista, Win XP, SP2 +
Cables included:Lightning / USB
FM Transmitter: No
Headphones included:Y / Yes
Neck strap:Y
Pouch: No
Quick start guide:Y / Yes
User guide:No / Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Performance

Accelerometer:Y / Yes
Alarm Clock:Y / Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Clock function:Y / Yes
Coprocessor model:Apple M8
Firmware upgradeable:Y / Yes
Languages support:ARA, CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), CZE, DAN, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FIN, FRE, GRE, HEB, HIN, HUN, ITA, JPN, KOR, NOR, POL, POR, RUM, RUS, SWE, THA, TUR, UKR / ARA, CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), CZE, DAN, German, Dutch, English, Spanish, FIN, French, GRE, HEB, HUN, Italian, JPN, KOR, NOR, POL, Portuguese, Romanian, RUS, SLK, SWE, THA, TUR, UKR / MS WindowsTM 98/ME/2000/XP/XP Embedded,\nSuse Linux V8.0 / Kernel 2.4, \nIBM JRE v1.3.x & SUN JRE V1.4.x / PHOTOfunSTUDIO 9.0 SE / Adobe Reader / RoHS, BSMI, CCC, CE Mark, FCC B, GOST, PSB, SASO, SEMKO, TCO, TUV Ergo, TUV/GS, UL/cUL, WEEE\n
Operating system installed:iOS
Operating System Version:5 / 6 / 6.0 / 7 / 8
Picture viewer:Y / Yes
Processor Model:A5 / Apple A5 / Apple A8
Type:MP4 / MP4 Player

Ports & interfaces

Interface:Lightning / USB 2.0
Line-out: Yes
Line-out connectivity:3.5
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power

Battery recharge time:3 / 4
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Built-in battery: Yes
Continuous audio playback time:22 / 30 / 36 / 40
Continuous video playback time:5 / 6 / 7 / 8
Rechargeable:Y / Yes
USB charging: Yes

Radio

FM radio:N / No
Supported radio bands:No / Not supported

Record modes

Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes
Voice Recording:No / Y / Yes

Storage

Card reader integrated:N / No
Compatible memory cards: No
Player media type:Flash-media
Total Storage Capacity:16 / 32 / 64 / 8

System requirements

Internet connection required:Y / Yes
Mac compatibility: Yes
Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion / Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion / Y / Yes
Minimum system requirements:iTunes 10.7 / iTunes 10.7 + / iTunes 7.4 / iTunes 7.6 / Mac OS X v10.4.10 +\nWindows Vista, XP Home, Professional / USB 2.0\niTunes 10 / USB 2.0\niTunes 10\n
Optical drive required: Yes
USB required:Y / Yes
Windows operating systems supported:600 x 500 x 36 / Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Enterprise x64, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 Pro x64, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Business x64, Windows Vista Enterprise, Windows Vista Enterprise x64, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Basic x64, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Home Premium x64, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Ultimate x64, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Home x64, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional x64 / Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Business x64, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Basic x64, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Home Premium x64, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Ultimate x64, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Home x64, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional x64 / Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Professional / Y / Yes

Technical Details

Internal storage capacity:16

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:6.1 / 7.2 / 8 / 8.5
Height :11 / 11.1 / 12.3 / 123.4 / 6.18
Weight:101 / 115 / 120 / 58.6 / 88
Width:11 / 11.1 / 5.86 / 5.89 / 58.6 / 6.18 / 8.8